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The Utah legislature has been busy making various updates to legislation that affects our roads and transportation systems. Here are two recent updates you should know about: Decrease in Gas Tax Let’s start off with the good news. The Utah State Legislature has lowered the tax rate on the sale, use, or receipt for sale […]

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) results from a sudden jolt or blow to the head, often due to preventable accidents. Moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries can lead to long-term or permanent impairments and health complications. TBIs can cause physical and cognitive disabilities, impair communication and social skills, and alter emotions and behavior. TBI victims […]

The moments after a truck accident can be disorienting, making it difficult to compose yourself and think about what comes next. But your actions after a collision can significantly impact your health and well-being. It can affect also affect any legal claim you need to file later. At Swenson & Shelley, we care about the […]

Everyone who has spent time on Utah roads and highways knows that commercial trucks are everywhere. While they perform a vital service in the United States, having so many trucks on the road increases the potential for serious accidents. The consequences can be disastrous when a commercial truck collides with a passenger vehicle. And while […]

Studies show that as many as 47 percent of commercial truck drivers have sleep apnea. This disorder, characterized by interrupted breathing while sleeping, prevents truckers from getting the rest they need to operate a vehicle safely. Falling asleep behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer or other big rig can lead to catastrophic injuries and tragic […]

Many of us drive alongside large commercial trucks every day. A surprising number of people carry assumptions about what it’s like to drive a semi-truck, but most of these beliefs are mistaken, based on things we might have seen or heard at some point. However, commercial motor vehicles are involved in a disproportionate number of fatal […]

At Swenson & Shelley, we know how tractor-trailer collisions can turn lives upside down. Our skilled truck accident lawyers have seen the devastating toll a wreck can take when truck drivers and trucking companies fail to make decisions to keep the public safe. If you or a loved one sustained injuries in a Utah semi-truck […]

You likely have heard many different names used for the giant vehicles that haul goods and cargo on the highway — semi-truck, tractor-trailer, big rig, 18-wheeler, or simply truck. But do each of these names refer to different types of vehicles? Are there any differences between a truck, semi-truck, and 18-wheeler? Semi-Truck, Truck, 18-Wheeler: What’s […]

If you were injured in a truck accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and other losses. But seeking the recovery you deserve can be significantly more complicated than it would be after a car accident. Here’s why: Unique Trucking Industry Regulations Commercial drivers and motor carriers are subject to strict regulations […]